Wegmans will close both its Erie locations early Saturday out of respect for the victims of the mass shooting at a Buffalo Tops Friendly Markets store.

The store on Peach St. in Summit Township and W. Ridge Rd. in Millcreek will close at 9 p.m. and reopen at 6 a.m. Sunday.

"As our community absorbs the tragic event that has happened today, we do the same at Wegmans," the company said in a statement. "Both of our Erie Stores will be closing at 9 pm tonight in order to give our employees an opportunity to process this heartbreaking event with their families. We will reopen all stores at 6 am tomorrow."

A gunman wearing military gear and livestreaming with a helmet camera opened fire with a rifle at the Tops location in what authorities described as “racially motived violent extremism,” killing 10 people and wounding three others Saturday before he surrendered. Read more »